Ammonium Chloride Injection

[07 November 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Ammonium chloride solution for injection, Hospira
5 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-6043-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira states the shortage of ammonium chloride is due to manufacturing delays.
  • Hospira is the sole manufacturer of ammonium chloride injection.

Available Products

There are no presentations available.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has ammonium chloride 5 mEq/mL 20 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.


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